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Pat Quinn

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  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • Obama votes early in Chicago, encourages others to follow

    Obama votes early in Chicago, encourages others to follow
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hoping to encourage turnout among Democrats, U.S. President Barack Obama took advantage of early voting opportunities in his hometown of Chicago on Monday and cast his electronic ballot at a polling place near his home. "I love...
  • Brown bucks trend nationally with Obama invitation

    Brown bucks trend nationally with Obama invitation
    They may not speak his name in Kentucky or think much of his policies in Arkansas. But in Maryland, at least, Democrats are still big fans of President Barack Obama. That's the calculation Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor is making as...
  • Illinois launches new Ebola hotline, task force

    Illinois launches new Ebola hotline, task force
    The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday the launch of a new Ebola hotline and plans to create an Ebola task force consisting of health care and emergency response departments. Department Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck also said that by...
  • Early voting starts this week, with changes

     Early voting starts this week, with changes
    Early voting kicks off Monday in advance of the Nov. 4 statewide election, with a slew of new one-time changes that supporters say are meant to boost voter participation and critics contend have been put in place for political reasons tied to the hotly...
  • Pat Quinn Fast Facts

    Pat Quinn Fast Facts
    Political party: Democrat Current job: Illinois governor (2009-present) Age: 65 Born in: Chicago Lives in: Chicago Personal: Divorced, two sons Previous positions: Founder, Coalition for Political Honesty (1975); Cook County Board of (tax)...
  • Illinois corruption: State commission to propose ways Illinois can fight corruption

    SPRINGFIELD -- The head of Gov. Pat Quinn's anti-corruption commission looked into the eyes of the legislature's top leaders at the Illinois Capitol and said nothing less than a sweeping victory on a package of good-government proposals is necessary to...
  • How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois

    How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois
    Our candidate preference is there for all to see: We've endorsed Bruce Rauner for governor of Illinois. But in the week since we published that endorsement, we've finished absorbing a 77-page warning from the nonpartisan Civic Federation of Chicago on the...
  • Are these 10 vulnerable House members lucky or good?

    WASHINGTON All's fair in love and ... House races? Not so much. Less than three weeks before Election Day, would-be safe incumbents such as Reps. Lee Terry, R-Neb., and Brad Schneider, D-Ill., are scrambling to win in partisan districts while these 10...
  • Madigan son-in-law leaving RTA post

    Madigan son-in-law leaving RTA post
    The son-in-law of House Speaker Michael Madigan is leaving his post as chief of staff of the Regional Transportation Authority. Jordan Matyas told the Tribune on Friday it was "time to move on to the next chapter" after four years at the Chicago area'...
  • Obama coming to Chicago on Sunday for Quinn event

    Obama coming to Chicago on Sunday for Quinn event
    President Barack Obama will return home on Sunday to appear at a campaign event for Gov. Pat Quinn, a White House official said. Obama will spend Sunday night in the city, the official said. The next day, the president is scheduled to attend a $10,000-...